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Netanyahu gives German FM 'ultimatum' over meeting with NGOs
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to cancel an upcoming meeting with Germany's foreign minister unless the visiting diplomat cancels an appointment with two groups critical of Israel's actions in the West Bank....

Israeli president: Le Pen's Holocaust denial 'disturbing'
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's president on Monday denounced French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's recent comments denying France's role in the Holocaust as "uniquely disturbing" and urged his country not to make "unholy alliances" with rising nationalist parties in Europe....

Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel came to a standstill on Monday as people stopped in their tracks for a two-minute siren that wailed across the country in remembrance of the Holocaust's 6 million Jewish victims....

Israel indicts hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel indicted an 18-year-old American-Israeli Jew on Monday for a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers in the United States that stoked fears of a rising wave of anti-Semitism....

Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel's WWII museum
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LATRUN, Israel (AP) -- Two years after Israel's prime minister vowed to complete the establishment of a museum honoring Jewish World War II veterans, funds have dried up and an abandoned construction site is all that remains of the grand project....

Israel-China construction deal reportedly bans settlements
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel and China have signed a deal to bring Chinese construction workers to Israel, but the workers will reportedly be barred from building in West Bank settlements at China's insistence....

Israeli police: Palestinian stabs 4 in Tel Aviv
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Palestinian stabbed and lightly wounded four people in Tel Aviv before being arrested Sunday, the latest violence in a wave of attacks by Palestinians in the last year and a half, Israeli police said....

Report: Anti-Semitism rises, but violence against Jews falls
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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Violent attacks on Jews dropped for a second straight year in 2016, but other forms of anti-Semitism are on the rise worldwide, particularly on U.S. university campuses, according to a report released Sunday....

Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations
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JERASH CAMP, Jordan (AP) -- As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the birth of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip....

Correction: Mideast-Entrepreneurs story
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- In a story April 22 about entrepreneurs from the Middle East, in a section about one Saudi woman who stands out, The Associated Press misspelled her name. She is Manar Alomayri, not Manal Dhod....